Many bachelors around the world can make lovely delicacies with whatever is available in their house/room.
Bachelor culinary expertise is fast becoming an art because of frozen and packed ready to use food widely available. Self-Cooking is not really difficult.
For bachelors to cook well, keeping ready some basic requirements ready for cooking apart from genuine interest in the art of cooking.
Cooking is an art to be acquired by trial and error method.
- Red chilli powder,
- Turmeric powder,
- Coriander powder,
- Whole garam masala powder( made of pepper, cloves, cinnamon, cumin seeds and cardamom) ,
- Dried mango powder,
- Pav bhaji masala,
- Sambar powder,
- Ginger-garlic paste,
- Table salt,
- Ajnimoto / tastepowder,
- Soya sauce,
- Tomato sauce,
- Corn flour,
- Tamarind paste,
(The list is not exhaustive)
These ready-made powders / pastes / items will be very convenient.
If a teaspoon of sambhar powder is added to cooked dhal, it will make a lot of difference in taste and flavour.
As necessity is the mother of invention, the circumstances will convert the bachelors into good cooks, and the experiments in cooking will make them experts, in course of time.
Cooking is a scientific art which must be practised with passion and patience.